Celebrating Human Rights

Program of Events

December 6, 2018 | Curran Place

All events are free and open to public.

  • 3:30–5:00 p.m.
    Human Rights Practice and Profession: From the Classroom to the Field
  • 5:00–6:30 p.m.
  • 6:30–8:00 p.m
    Educating Future Generations in Human Rights During Challenging Times

Featured Speakers

Juan E. Méndez

Former United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture; Recipient of the first UD Romero Human Rights Award.

Meet Juan

Marcia V. J. Kran

Independent Expert on the United Nations Human Rights Committee and International Lawyer.

Meet Marcia

Bert B. Lockwood

Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Director of the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights.

Meet Bert
Human Rights Practice and Profession

From the Classroom to the Field

Anamaria T. Karrels' 2016

U.S. Department of State (U.S. Consulate General – São Paulo April 2019) | MA Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University 2018 | BA Human Rights Studies and International Studies, UD 2016.

Kata Lucas' 2012

Peace and Security Analyst, NGO Working Group on WPS | MA International Affairs, The New School 2014 | BA Human Rights Studies and Political Science, UD 2012.

McLean Johnson' 2012

Labor Attorney | JD Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2015 | BA Human Rights Studies and Political Science, UD 2012.

Mike Schulz' 2007

Executive Director, Mission of Mary Cooperative | BA General Studies, Minor in Human Rights Studies, UD 2007.

Laura Getz' 2011

Bilingual Community Support Specialist, Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE) | MSW, Washington University, St. Louis 2013| BA Political Science, Spanish and International Studies with Human Rights Concentration, UD 2011.

Bachelor of Arts

Human Rights Studies

The University of Dayton established the nation’s first undergraduate human rights studies program in 1998. More than one hundred students have graduated from the program and pursued careers as human rights advocates and academics or humanitarian professionals in legal, governmental and nonprofit sectors.

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